How police persecute the LGBTQ community—and how big tech can help its most vulnerable users
'They're forcing their way to them manually, very easily.'
On Apr 13, 2022 by Viola Stefanello
Chris Evans’ nonpartisan website reamed for upcoming series on the Middle East
The site is launching a series on the Middle East that doesn't have any MENA panelists.
On Aug 16, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski
Meet the influencers pushing for women’s rights in the Middle East
'If we don’t know something exists, we can’t even wish for it.'
On Sep 5, 2019 by Caitlin Davis
This selfie with Miss Iraq, Miss Israel sparks international incident
The two posed together to promote peace. Instead, it caused an uproar.
On Dec 16, 2017 by Tess Cagle
J.K. Rowling just hit Trump with the sickest burn of his presidency
Trump's inflammatory comments solved the Middle East.
On Aug 17, 2017 by David Covucci
UAE reportedly behind fake news that sparked diplomatic crisis with Qatar
The UAE has strongly denied reports that claim its involvement.
On Jul 17, 2017 by Phillip Tracy
Trump heads to Israel to promote lasting ‘peach’
At least they'll never go hungry?
On May 22, 2017 by David Covucci
Trans activist exposes violent Arabic threats on Twitter
A Kuwaiti man shows how intense the anti-LGBT climate is across the Middle East.
On Jul 29, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara
Arabic hashtag shows global solidarity on Transgender Day of Visibility
Yes, there are trans people in the Middle East.
On Mar 31, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara
Why ISIS is winning the online propaganda war
If the U.S. and its allies want to beat ISIS on the Internet, they have a long way to go.
On Mar 29, 2016 by Eric Geller
Donald Trump is right—getting rid of Saddam Hussein didn’t fix the Middle East
Believe it or not, Trump has a point about Iraq.
On Oct 6, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter
The problems with an Egyptian billionaire’s plan to buy refugees an island
An Egyptian telecom tycoon wants to buy an Island for Europe's desperate refugee migrants.
On Sep 4, 2015 by Dell Cameron
Saudi Arabia cracks the door open to equality by letting women vote
Saudi women still lack many basic rights, but they just gained two more.
On Aug 20, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara
This dating app is the Middle East’s answer to Tinder
Matchmallows wants to help alleviate the pressure of online dating.
On Aug 13, 2015 by Marisa Kabas